Effective Instructional Strategies : From Theory to Practice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-02
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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'úSensational book including state standard references.'Ě ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†- Sue Anderson, Jamestown College 'úThis comprehensive text provides a wealth of theoretical frameworks, examples, and authentic application activities to guide preservice teachers as well as current teachers in planning excellent instruction.'Ě -Gail B. Hartin, Southern Methodist UniversityA concise and easy-to-read K-12 methods text that covers the practical information about teaching that all effective teachers needThis unique general teaching methods text offers a practical, skills-oriented focus that has been designed to maximize instructional flexibility. Applying the latest research findings and practical classroom practices, the Second Edition of Effective Instructional Strategies: From Theory to Practice provides thorough coverage of the strategies and skills essential to every teacher's repertoire. This Second Edition has been updated to reflect today's new educational issues and the latest pedagogy.New to the Second Edition Presents a reorganized chapter format and sequence, based on reader feedback, to be more reader friendly Aligns text chapters with national standards and assessments including INTASC, NCATE, and Praxis exam areas Adds a second Reflection on Teacher Practice (case study) to each chapterAccompanied by an extensive ancillary package!Web-based Student Study Site: www.sagepub.com/eis2studyThe interactive study site provides quizzes, student activities and discussion questions, portfolio and Praxis II connections, lesson planning activities, test preparation resources, and much more!Student's Resource CD: Bound to the text, this CD includes useful videos and classroom examples that provide students with the opportunity to expand their understanding of text materials.Instructor's Resource CD: An improved Instructor's Resource CD offers an extensive array of tools including PowerPoint presentations, an electronic test bank, tips on loading materials onto Blackboard/WebCT, sample syllabi for semester and quarter systems, teaching tips, and helpful web links. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) to request a copy (6 am - 5 pm, PST).

Table of Contents

Setting the Stage for Successful Learning
Getting Ready for the Classroom
Planning and Organizing for Teaching
Sequencing and Organizing Instruction
Setting Goals and Objectives
Developing Unit and Daily Lesson Plans
Designing Instruction to Maximize Student Learning
Using Direct Teaching Methods
Using Indirect Teaching Methods
Using Integrated Teaching Methods
Teaching Effective Thinking Strategies
Monitoring and Evaluating Student Learning
Evaluating and Measuring Learning
Constructing and Grading Tests
Leading the Dynamic Classroom
Communicating With Students and Parents
Motivating Students
Managing the Classroom Environment
Laboratory Experience: Microteaching and Reflective Teaching
State Licensure/Certification and Reciprocity
Praxis II Case Histories Format
About the Author
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